[UKUUG-Announce] [Fwd: OSSG - Publicity email]

Ray Miller ray.miller at ukuug.org
Fri Mar 24 12:43:38 GMT 2006

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From: Mark Elkins <mark_elkins at bcs.org>
To: ukuug at ukuug.org
Subject: Publicity email
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 16:16:34 +0000 (GMT)

The British Computer Society (BCS) Open Source Specialist Group (OSSG)
are holding the following events that could be of interest to UKUUG

Friday 7th April 2006
Software Patents, Copyright Laws, and Open Source Software
Ciaran O'Riordan of the Free Software Foundation Europe is making a
special visit from Brussels to speak about Software Patents and other
Open Source issues for OSSG. In addition Gareth Bowker will be giving a
short talk on Copyright Laws and Open Source Software. For more details

Tuesday 25th April 2006
Open Source and Agile Development
There are a lot of interconnections between Open Source Software and
Agile development methods. Many open source applications are developed
using agile methods. Many of the tools used by agile developers are open
source. A speaker from Thoughtworks (www.thoughtworks.co.uk) will
discuss some of these interconnections For more details see:

Mark Elkins
OSSG Treasurer
RM 233, FTEC Research
Southampton Solent University
Ext 3560
Email: mark_elkins at bcs.org

"Committee Forum" http://ossg.bcs.org/organisation/discussion/committee
"BCS Open Source Specialist Group" http://ossg.bcs.org

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